Doors System Engineer

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Date: 23-Nov-2022

Location: Saint-Ouen, J, FR

Company: Alstom

Req ID:321331 

Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide




Within Central Engineering dedicated to Rolling Stock & Component, in the Train System Department, we are looking for a System Engineer working on architecture and sub-system : access and entrance. 

The Access and Entrance System Engineer leads technically the engineering studies to reach the required performances at train level. 

As product referent, he ensures his support as Expert on products and maintain his portfolio of reference solutions.

He will report to the Technical Team Manager and will have to work with a large community of stakeholders: Sourcing, Costing, Train Performance Manager, Train Design, Manufacturing, RAMS, Service, Validation.




The access & entrance system engineer will have the opportunity to work during tender, project and product development phases.


During tender activities, the post holder will be in charge of following tasks :

  • Requirements capture & management: Capture Customer & End user needs and distil into Functional and non-functional requirements. Manage the derivation & flow-down of lower-level (Subsystem / component) Requirements.
  • Support Bid Technical Manager/Train System Engineering to identify the relevant solution among the Product Portfolio. 
  • Push the standard solutions on all tenders.
  • Write the Technical Purchasing Specification and the Technical Description for Customer.
  • Drive the supplier technical proposals and build a Technical Assessment considering Sourcing constraints and Platform strategy.

During project activities, the post holder will in charge of following tasks.

  • Act as the referent for sub- systems during the project life cycle from Kick-off meeting till validation at train level.
  • Be accountable of Technical Purchasing Specification for the system.
  • Prepare Design Reviews with suppliers & with all internal actors.  
  • Ensure the quality of the deliverables and manage the technical Sub-System products keeping in mind the Products Strategy.
  • Follow Engineering planning and be focusing by On Time Delivery.

In the frame of R&D or expertise topics, the post holder may also be accountable to:

  • Participate or lead Catalogue definition/ strategy with Sourcing Team.
  • Identify new technologies and innovations that provide opportunities to improve services and deliver benefits.
  • Contribute to the future standard adressing core business and growth opportunities.
  • Ensure that solutions meet the required legislation and technical standards.
  • Participate and contribute to the council of Experts Network.
  • Control engineering technical change throughout the lifecycle.
  • Participate to internal R&D activities or Co-Development with supplier(s).
  • Be in support of 8D analysis when technical issues occurred on train in revenue service.
  • Lead return of experience on solution.


  • Graduated with a master’s degree, with skills in mechanical and system design, you have a strong expertise (minimum 3 years) preferably in Railway.
  • You demonstrate good communication and organizational abilities. You are result oriented and show intellectual curiosity and creativity. 
  • An effective team player who can interface at all levels within the organisation and who can operate successfully in a multi-cultural environment, working effectively with teams distributed across different sites/countries.
  • Fluent in English, you are eager to work with autonomy in an international environment and to face the challenges of the new Alstom.



Alstom is the leading company in the mobility sector, solving the most interesting challenges for tomorrow’s mobility. That’s why we value inquisitive and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. Day after day, we are building an agile, inclusive and responsible culture, where a diverse group of people are offered opportunities to learn, grow and advance in their careers, with options across functions and geographic locations. Are you ready to join a truly international community of great people on a challenging journey with a tangible impact and purpose?  


Equal opportunity statement:
Alstom is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive working environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.  All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by local law. 





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